The table below looks at the statistics for JSP 440 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 577 516 532
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +16
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 18 54 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.11% 0.052%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.43% 1.37% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 45 17
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£425 £470 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +16.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £249 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £540 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £453 £410
% change year-on-year
-6.23% +10.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £60.50 £41.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.84 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year
+34.54% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4186 3954 3575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.12% 8.01% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2725 2416 2175
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 183 134
Average hourly rate £20.82 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.70 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

JSP 440
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JSP 440 Jobs Demand Trend in England

JSP 440
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Trend in England

JSP 440
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Histogram in England

JSP 440
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region.

JSP 440 Hourly Rate Trend in England

JSP 440
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSP 440 within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -21 14 £413 -8.33% 2
North West -27 2 £460 -
London -2 1 £300 -
South West -25 1 £550 +5.76% 1
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JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JSP 440.

1 38 (74.51%) Security Cleared
2 35 (68.63%) JSP
3 30 (58.82%) ITIL
4 26 (50.98%) SC Cleared
5 20 (39.22%) Project Management
6 19 (37.25%) Six Sigma
6 19 (37.25%) ITIL V3
7 15 (29.41%) HP
8 14 (27.45%) Service Delivery
9 13 (25.49%) McAfee
9 13 (25.49%) LAN
9 13 (25.49%) RMADS
10 12 (23.53%) WAN
10 12 (23.53%) Cisco
10 12 (23.53%) Firewall
11 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
11 11 (21.57%) Information Assurance
12 10 (19.61%) Hyper-V
12 10 (19.61%) CESG
13 9 (17.65%) Juniper
13 9 (17.65%) Degree
14 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
14 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
14 8 (15.69%) QA
14 8 (15.69%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
14 8 (15.69%) vSphere
14 8 (15.69%) Network Management
14 8 (15.69%) VMware ESXi

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JSP 440. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Office
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) LAN
2 12 (23.53%) WAN
2 12 (23.53%) Firewall
3 8 (15.69%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (11.76%) Network Security
5 5 (9.80%) Junos
5 5 (9.80%) SAN
6 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (5.88%) SSL
7 3 (5.88%) OSPF
7 3 (5.88%) EIGRP
8 2 (3.92%) BIG-IP
8 2 (3.92%) VLAN
8 2 (3.92%) Internet
8 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.96%) DNS
9 1 (1.96%) Intranet
9 1 (1.96%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Consultant
2 12 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Architect
4 8 (15.69%) Security Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) CLAS Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) IT Security Architect
7 3 (5.88%) IT Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Lead Security Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Information Assurance Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) Information Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) Security Officer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (68.63%) JSP
2 2 (3.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) RMADS
2 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
3 10 (19.61%) CESG
4 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
5 6 (11.76%) Cryptography
6 5 (9.80%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (3.92%) Replication
7 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
1 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) ITIL
2 20 (39.22%) Project Management
3 19 (37.25%) Six Sigma
3 19 (37.25%) ITIL V3
4 14 (27.45%) Service Delivery
5 11 (21.57%) Information Assurance
6 8 (15.69%) Network Management
6 8 (15.69%) Service Management
6 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
6 8 (15.69%) Information Security
7 6 (11.76%) Change Management
7 6 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.80%) Validation
8 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.80%) Time Management
9 4 (7.84%) Network Design
9 4 (7.84%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (74.51%) Security Cleared
2 26 (50.98%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) Degree
4 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
5 6 (11.76%) CCNA
5 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (9.80%) CCNP
7 4 (7.84%) CISSP
8 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.96%) CISA
9 1 (1.96%) CISM
9 1 (1.96%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
2 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.88%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Hyper-V
2 8 (15.69%) vSphere
2 8 (15.69%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.92%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) HP
2 13 (25.49%) McAfee
3 12 (23.53%) Cisco
4 9 (17.65%) Juniper
5 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
5 7 (13.73%) F5
6 5 (9.80%) 3PAR
6 5 (9.80%) TippingPoint
6 5 (9.80%) EMC
7 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.84%) Riverbed
7 4 (7.84%) Crossbeam
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle
8 2 (3.92%) Symantec
8 2 (3.92%) VMware